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Rates - 3 Night Fly / Dive - Cod Hole Exursion - Rates Valid from April 2018 to March 2019

* Current Special 5% off listed price of all Mike Ball Dive Trips *
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Please Note: Fitting extra small and extra large people can be difficult. Please bring your own equipment if concerned about fit.

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Minke Whale Excursions – Fly / Dive Cod Hole – 3 Nights / 3 Dive Days up to 9 dives includedThese specialized Minke Whale expeditions are incorporated into the standard itinerary shown above. The focus is snorkelling and diving amongst these majestic creatures during this period of high aggregation. Your second day is entirely devoted to locating Minke Whales and Snorkelling with them in the water.

Minke Whale Excursion Itinerary
Monday: Check–in and Departure & Ribbon Reef #10 & #9 – Cod Hole, Cod Wall, Challenger Bay

Monday by 7:00am, Cairns Colonial Club Cairns. Transfer to Cairns Airport. Spectacular low level 150 mile reef flight to Lizard Island to board Spoilsport. Commence diving approximately 12:30pm. Explore the rarely dived Cod Wall at the outer reef edge that disappears into 60 meters (200ft). Glide back towards the Cod Hole while enjoying the clear water and spectacular coral formations. Shallow but fantastic, Challenger Bay is extremely rich in biodiversity from spectacular coral gardens and unusual critters through to large schooling fish. Great night dive location, watch out for Baza the Barra!

Tuesday: Ribbon Reef #9, #5, #4 – Lighthouse Bommie, Pixie Pinnacle, Andy’s Postcard, Clam Beds, Vertical Gardens

Circumnavigate Pixie Pinnacle and Lighthouse Bommie shrouded in fusilier baitfish. Fluorescent purple and orange anthias attract predatory fish to these photogenic sites. Majestic minke whales are seen here in June and July. Rising from 80 meters the pinnacle of Andy’s Postcard is encrusted in hard corals, lion fish, nudibranchs, octopus, schooling trevally and barracuda. See spectacular giant clams at Clam Beds as well as caves, canyons and coral encrusted bommies awaiting exploration. Sheer walls covered in whip corals and sea fans brim the natural amphitheatre of Vertical Gardens. Marine life varies from the many colourful nudibranchs to large schooling bump head parrotfish.

Wednesday: Ribbon Reef #3 – Flare Point, Joani’s Joy, Steve’s Bommie

Spiral majestic coral pinnacles teeming with marine life. See huge schools of baitfish stalked by barracuda, mackerel and trevally. Anticipate spectacular coral gardens, spotted rays, reef sharks and green turtle sightings.

Thursday: Dock

Early morning docking at Trinity Wharf – Cairns, breakfast, 8:00am courtesy transfers to Cairns city hotels.

Prime dives sites – Guaranteed

This itinerary has been designed to include the ‘prime’ Ribbon Reef dive sites.

If weather forces an itinerary change our surety of access to the prime Ribbon Reef sites is your guarantee of the best possible diving.

Spoilsport’s outstanding stability minimises disruption to your itinerary and your diving experience. Note: Itinerary subject to change
 

3 Nights Minke Whale Fly / Dive Itinerary - 2018 / 2019 Scheduled Departure Dates
2018

2019

Rates 3 Nights Minke Whale Fly 2018
  • Premium Cabin AU$2780.00 + AU$19.50 per person Government Reef Tax 
  • Standard Cabin AU$2539.00 + AU$19.50 per person Government Reef Tax 
  • Club Cabin AU$2249.00 + AU$19.50 per person Government Reef Tax 
  • Budget Cabin AU$1939.00 + AU$19.50 per person Government Reef Tax 

* Current Special 5% off listed price of all Mike Ball Dive Trips *
Rates 3 Nights Minke Whale Fly 2019
  • Premium Cabin AU$2850.00 + AU$19.50 per person Government Reef Tax 
  • Standard Cabin AU$2602.00 + AU$19.50 per person Government Reef Tax 
  • Club Cabin AU$2305.00 + AU$19.50 per person Government Reef Tax 
  • Budget Cabin AU$1987.00 + AU$19.50 per person Government Reef Tax 
Extra Charges
  • Nitrox EAN AU$75.00
  • 6cf Pony Bottle + reg AU$15.00 per day 
  • Fuel Levy* AU$0.00 per night * Subject to change*
  • Government Reef Tax AU$19.50 per trip

 
 


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